D. Ryan Ormond, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine (2006)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Bonn (2019)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Arkansas (AR) (2001)
Internship:
  • New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center Program (2007)
Residency:
  • New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery (2012)
Languages: English, German
Department: Neurosurgery

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
  • Director, Brain Tumor Program
  • Director, Regenerative Neurobiology Laboratory
  • Associate Program Director, Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship
  • Co-Director, Brain Tumor Imaging Laboratory

Recognition & Awards

  • Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2018)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2018)
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who (2017)
  • The Leading Physicians of the World, Leading Physicians of the World (2016)
  • William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2013)
  • Who’s Who in America, Marquis (2011)
  • Anna Samartzis Research Award, New York Medical College (2011)
  • Resident Research Night Second Prize, New York Society for Neurosurgery (2011)
  • Annual Meeting Resident Research Award, New York State Neurosurgical Society (2010)
  • Annual Meeting Abstract “Hot Topics” Award, Society for Neuroscience (2010)

Research Interests

Brain Tumor Clinical Trials

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2014)
    School of Medicine, Neurosurgery

Publications

  • Karsy M, Azab MA, Harper J, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Guan J, Eli I, Brock AA, Ormond RD, Hosokawa PW, Gouripeddi R, Butcher R, Cole CD, Menacho ST, Couldwell WT. Evaluation of a D-Dimer Protocol for Detection of Venous Thromboembolism. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan;133:e774-e783. PubMed PMID: 31605841
  • Harland TA, Wang M, Gunaydin D, Fringuello A, Freeman J, Hosokawa PW, Ormond DR. Frailty as a Predictor of Neurosurgical Outcomes in Brain Tumor Patients. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan;133:e813-e818. PubMed PMID: 31605842
  • Pitts TM, Simmons DM, Bagby SM, Hartman SJ, Yacob BW, Gittleman B, Tentler JJ, Cittelly D, Ormond DR, Messersmith WA, Eckhardt SG, Diamond JR. Wee1 Inhibition Enhances the Anti-Tumor Effects of Capecitabine in Preclinical Models of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Mar 19;12(3). PubMed PMID: 32204315
  • Tseng N, Lambie SC, Huynh CQ, Sanford B, Patel M, Herson PS, Ormond DR. Mitochondrial transfer from mesenchymal stem cells improves neuronal metabolism after oxidant injury in vitro: The role of Miro1. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2020 Jun 5;:271678X20928147. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32501156
  • Kaale AJ, Rutabasibwa N, Mchome LL, Lillehei KO, Honce JM, Kahamba J, Ormond DR. The use of intraoperative neurosurgical ultrasound for surgical navigation in low- and middle-income countries: the initial experience in Tanzania. J Neurosurg. 2020 Feb 28;:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32109864
  • Nevzati E, Wittenberg B, Burtard C, Wagner JL, Chatain GP, Ung TH, Ormond DR. The Development of a Technical Skills Test to Improve Assessment and Evaluation in Neuroendoscopic Education. World Neurosurg. 2020 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32434023
  • Nevzati E, Chatain GP, Hoffman J, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR. Reliability of fluorescein-assisted stereotactic brain biopsies in predicting conclusive tissue diagnosis. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32291590
  • Ormond DR, Abozeid M, Kurpad S, Haines SJ. For the further training of individuals in neurosurgery II: the academic legacy of the William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship. J Neurosurg. 2019 Nov 29;:1-10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31783361
  • D'Souza S, Ormond DR, Costabile J, Thompson JA. Fiber-tract localized diffusion coefficients highlight patterns of white matter disruption induced by proximity to glioma. PLoS One. 2019;14(11):e0225323. PubMed PMID: 31751402
  • Barthel FP, Johnson KC, Varn FS, Moskalik AD, Tanner G, Kocakavuk E, Anderson KJ, Abiola O, Aldape K, Alfaro KD, Alpar D, Amin SB, Ashley DM, Bandopadhayay P, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Beroukhim R, Bock C, Brastianos PK, Brat DJ, Brodbelt AR, Bruns AF, Bulsara KR, Chakrabarty A, Chakravarti A, Chuang JH, Claus EB, Cochran EJ, Connelly J, Costello JF, Finocchiaro G, Fletcher MN, French PJ, Gan HK, Gilbert MR, Gould PV, Grimmer MR, Iavarone A, Ismail A, Jenkinson MD, Khasraw M, Kim H, Kouwenhoven MCM, LaViolette PS, Li M, Lichter P, Ligon KL, Lowman AK, Malta TM, Mazor T, McDonald KL, Molinaro AM, Nam DH, Nayyar N, Ng HK, Ngan CY, Niclou SP, Niers JM, Noushmehr H, Noorbakhsh J, Ormond DR, Park CK, Poisson LM, Rabadan R, Radlwimmer B, Rao G, Reifenberger G, Sa JK, Schuster M, Shaw BL, Short SC, Smitt PAS, Sloan AE, Smits M, Suzuki H, Tabatabai G, Van Meir EG, Watts C, Weller M, Wesseling P, Westerman BA, Widhalm G, Woehrer A, Yung WKA, Zadeh G, Huse JT, De Groot JF, Stead LF, Verhaak RGW. Longitudinal molecular trajectories of diffuse glioma in adults. Nature. 2019 Dec;576(7785):112-120. PubMed PMID: 31748746
  • Sethi A, Cavalcante D, Ormond DR. Endoscopic Versus Microscopic Transcallosal Excision of Colloid Cysts: A Systematic Review in the Era of Complete Endoscopic Excision. World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec;132:e53-e58. PubMed PMID: 31518748
  • Folzenlogen Z, Ormond DR. A brief history of cortical functional localization and its relevance to neurosurgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 Sep 1;47(3):E2. PubMed PMID: 31473675
  • Costabile JD, Thompson JA, Alaswad E, Ormond DR. Biopsy Confirmed Glioma Recurrence Predicted by Multi-Modal Neuroimaging Metrics. J Clin Med. 2019 Aug 23;8(9). PubMed PMID: 31450732
  • Costabile JD, Alaswad E, D'Souza S, Thompson JA, Ormond DR. Current Applications of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography in Intracranial Tumor Resection. Front Oncol. 2019;9:426. PubMed PMID: 31192130
  • Stumpf PK, Cittelly DM, Robin TP, Carlson JA, Stuhr KA, Contreras-Zarate MJ, Lai S, Ormond DR, Rusthoven CG, Gaspar LE, Rabinovitch R, Kavanagh BD, Liu A, Diamond JR, Kabos P, Fisher CM. Combination of Trastuzumab Emtansine and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Results in High Rates of Clinically Significant Radionecrosis and Dysregulation of Aquaporin-4. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Jul 1;25(13):3946-3953. PubMed PMID: 30940654
  • Contreras-Zárate MJ, Day NL, Ormond DR, Borges VF, Tobet S, Gril B, Steeg PS, Cittelly DM. Estradiol induces BDNF/TrkB signaling in triple-negative breast cancer to promote brain metastases. Oncogene. 2019 Jun;38(24):4685-4699. PubMed PMID: 30796353
  • Ormond DR, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Cavalcante D, Smith EE, Cramer SD, Lucia MS. Prostatic adenocarcinoma CNS parenchymal and dural metastases: alterations in ERG, CHD1 and MAP3K7 expression. J Neurooncol. 2019 Apr;142(2):319-325. PubMed PMID: 30656528
  • Ormond DR, Clusmann H, Sassen R, Hoppe C, Helmstaedter C, Schramm J, Grote A. Pediatric Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery in Bonn and Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery. 2019 Apr 1;84(4):844-856. PubMed PMID: 29668992
  • Ung TH, Ney DE, Damek D, Rusthoven CG, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR. The Neurologic Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (NANO) Scale as an Assessment Tool for Survival in Patients With Primary Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery. 2019 Mar 1;84(3):687-695. PubMed PMID: 29618103
  • Ung TH, Robinson LC, Nevzati E, Harasaki Y, Ormond DR, Lillehei KO, Witt JP. Use of intraoperative sodium fluorescein for diagnostic tissue biopsy of spinal cord lesions. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management. 2019;18:100541. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inat.2019.100541.
  • Folzenlogen Z, Ormond DR. A brief history of cortical functional localization and its relevance to neurosurgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 Sep 1;47(3):E2. PubMed PMID: 31473675
  • Sethi A, Cavalcante D, Ormond DR. Endoscopic Versus Microscopic Transcallosal Excision of Colloid Cysts: A Systematic Review in the Era of Complete Endoscopic Excision. World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec;132:e53-e58. PubMed PMID: 31518748
  • Ormond DR, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Cavalcante D, Smith EE, Cramer SD, Lucia MS. Prostatic adenocarcinoma CNS parenchymal and dural metastases: alterations in ERG, CHD1 and MAP3K7 expression. J Neurooncol. 2019 Apr;142(2):319-325. PubMed PMID: 30656528
  • Costabile JD, Alaswad E, D'Souza S, Thompson JA, Ormond DR. Current Applications of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography in Intracranial Tumor Resection. Front Oncol. 2019;9:426. PubMed PMID: 31192130
  • Ormond DR, Kahamba J, Lillehei KO, Rutabasibwa N. Overcoming barriers to neurosurgical training in Tanzania: international exchange, curriculum development, and novel methods of resource utilization and subspecialty development. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Oct;45(4):E6. PubMed PMID: 30269594
  • Karsy M, Azab MA, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Guan J, Eli I, Jensen RL, Ormond DR. Clinical potential of meningioma genomic insights: a practical review for neurosurgeons. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Jun;44(6):E10. PubMed PMID: 29852774
  • Cavalcante D, Ormond DR. Risk of Complications After Intracranial Procedures at High Altitude. World Neurosurg. 2018 Jul;115:e782-e784. PubMed PMID: 29730100
  • Ormond DR, Clusmann H, Sassen R, Hoppe C, Helmstaedter C, Schramm J, Grote A. Pediatric Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery in Bonn and Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery. 2018 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29668992
  • Ung TH, Ney DE, Damek D, Rusthoven CG, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR. The Neurologic Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (NANO) Scale as an Assessment Tool for Survival in Patients With Primary Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery. 2018 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29618103
  • Harland TA, Freeman JL, Davern M, McCracken DJ, Celano EC, Lillehei K, Olson JJ, Ormond DR. Progesterone-only contraception is associated with a shorter progression-free survival in premenopausal women with WHO Grade I meningioma. J Neurooncol. 2018 Jan;136(2):327-333. PubMed PMID: 29081037
  • Oushy S, Sillau SH, Ney DE, Damek DM, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR. New-onset seizure during and after brain tumor excision: a risk assessment analysis. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;128(6):1713-1718. PubMed PMID: 28753117
  • . Glioma through the looking GLASS: molecular evolution of diffuse gliomas and the Glioma Longitudinal Analysis Consortium. Neuro Oncol. 2018 Jun 18;20(7):873-884. PubMed PMID: 29432615
  • Ormond DR, Bouras A, Moore M, Gary M, Province Warren P, Prabhu R, Egan KM, Rangaraju S, Appin C, Hadjipanayis C, Nabors B, Voloschin A, Olson JJ. Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nerves: Clinical Management. The American Cancer Society’s Oncology in Practice: Clinical Management. Wiley Blackwell. Oxford. 2018.
  • Contreras-Zárate MJ, Ormond DR, Gillen AE, Hanna C, Day NL, Serkova NJ, Jacobsen BM, Edgerton SM, Thor AD, Borges VF, Lillehei KO, Graner MW, Kabos P, Cittelly DM. Development of Novel Patient-Derived Xenografts from Breast Cancer Brain Metastases. Front Oncol. 2017;7:252. PubMed PMID: 29164052
  • Ormond DR, D'Souza S, Thompson JA. Global and Targeted Pathway Impact of Gliomas on White Matter Integrity Based on Lobar Localization. Cureus. 2017 Sep 7;9(9):e1660. PubMed PMID: 29147635
  • Harland TA, Freeman JL, Davern M, McCracken DJ, Celano EC, Lillehei K, Olson JJ, Ormond DR. Progesterone-only contraception is associated with a shorter progression-free survival in premenopausal women with WHO Grade I meningioma. J Neurooncol. 2017 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29081037
  • Oushy S, Sillau SH, Ney DE, Damek DM, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO, Ormond DR. New-onset seizure during and after brain tumor excision: a risk assessment analysis. J Neurosurg. 2017 Jul 28;:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28753117
  • Freeman JL, Davern MS, Oushy S, Sillau S, Ormond DR, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO. Spheno-Orbital Meningiomas: A 16-Year Surgical Experience. World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar;99:369-380. PubMed PMID: 28017748
  • Vasquez CA, Casey M, Folzenlogen Z, Ormond DR, Lillehei K, Youssef AS. Third Ventricular Cerebrospinal Fluid Cysts of Thalamic Origin: Review of Embryologic Origin, Presentation, and Management Strategies with a Case Series. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jul;103:210-219. PubMed PMID: 28391023
  • Ormond DR, Albert L Jr, Das K. Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Rods in Lumbar Spine Degenerative Disease: A Case Series. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Aug;29(7):E371-5. PubMed PMID: 23075859
  • Grote A, Witt JA, Surges R, von Lehe M, Pieper M, Elger CE, Helmstaedter C, Ormond DR, Schramm J, Delev D. A second chance--reoperation in patients with failed surgery for intractable epilepsy: long-term outcome, neuropsychology and complications. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2016 Apr;87(4):379-85. PubMed PMID: 25855399
  • Ormond DR, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK. Diffuse astrocytoma arising within a demyelinating plaque. J Neurooncol. 2016 Jun;128(2):373-5. PubMed PMID: 27033061
  • Rusthoven CG, Koshy M, Sher DJ, Ney DE, Gaspar LE, Jones BL, Karam SD, Amini A, Ormond DR, Youssef AS, Kavanagh BD. Combined-Modality Therapy With Radiation and Chemotherapy for Elderly Patients With Glioblastoma in the Temozolomide Era: A National Cancer Database Analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2016 Jul 1;73(7):821-8. PubMed PMID: 27214765
  • Amini A, Altoos B, Karam SD, Waxweiler TV, Rusthoven CG, Gaspar LE, Honce J, Damek DM, Ney DE, Ormond DR, Lillehei KO, Dhen C, Kavanagh B, Liu AK. Outcomes of Symptomatic Compared to Asymptomatic Recurrences in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). J Radiat Oncol. 2016;5(1):33-39.
  • Ormond DR, Bouras A, Moore M, Gary M, Province P, et al. American Cancer Society Textbook of Cancer. Gansler T, editor. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell; 2016. Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nerves
  • Freeman JL, Davern MS, Oushy S, Sillau S, Ormond DR, Youssef AS, Lillehei KO. Spheno-Orbital Meningiomas: A 16-Year Surgical Experience. World Neurosurg. 2016 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28017748
  • Delev D, Send K, Malter M, Ormond DR, Parpaley Y, von Lehe M, Schramm J, Grote A. Role of Subdural Interhemispheric Electrodes in Presurgical Evaluation of Epilepsy Patients. World Neurosurg. 2015 Dec;84(6):1719-1725.e1. PubMed PMID: 26210712
  • Downes AE, Freeman JL, Ormond DR, Lillehei KO, Youssef AS. Unilateral Tailored Fronto-Orbital Approach for Giant Olfactory Groove Meningiomas: Technical Nuances. World Neurosurg. 2015 Oct;84(4):1166-73. PubMed PMID: 25986205
  • Grote A, Witt JA, Surges R, von Lehe M, Pieper M, Elger CE, Helmstaedter C, Ormond DR, Schramm J, Delev D. A second chance-reoperation in patients with failed surgery for intractable epilepsy: long-term outcome, neuropsychology and complications. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25855399
  • Jeevan DS, Ormond DR, Kim AH, Meiteles LZ, Stidham KR, Linstrom C, Murali R. Cerebrospinal fluid leaks and encephaloceles of temporal bone origin: nuances to diagnosis and management. World Neurosurg. 2015 Apr;83(4):560-6. PubMed PMID: 25514617
  • Schowinsky JT, Ormond DR, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK. Tibial adamantinoma: late metastasis to the brain. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2015 Jan;74(1):95-7. PubMed PMID: 25470349
  • %0 Journal Article %D 2015 %@ 1948-7894 %J Journal of Radiation Oncology %R 10.1007/s13566-015-0231-6 %T Outcomes of symptomatic compared to asymptomatic recurrences in patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) %U http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13566-015-0231-6 %I Springer Berlin Heidelberg %8 2015-11-12 %K Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) %K Symptomatic recurrence %K Asymptomatic recurrence %K Survival outcomes %A Amini, Arya %A Altoos, Basel %A Karam, SanaD. %A Waxweiler, TimothyV. %A Rusthoven, ChadG. %A Gaspar, LaurieE. %A Honce, JustinM. %A Damek, DeniseM. %A Ney, DouglasE. %A Ormond, D.Ryan %A Lillehei, KevinO. %A Chen, Changhu %A Kavanagh, BrianD. %A Liu, ArthurK. %P 1-7 %G English
  • Ormond DR, Bouras A, Moore M, Gary M, Province Warren P, Prabhu R, Egan KM, Rangaraju S, Appin C, Hadjipanayis C, Nabors B, Voloschin A, Olson JJ. Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nerves. The American Cancer Society’s Oncology in Practice: Clinical Management. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Delev D, Send K, Wagner J, von Lehe M, Ormond DR, Schramm J, Grote A. Epilepsy surgery of the rolandic and immediate perirolandic cortex: surgical outcome and prognostic factors. Epilepsia. 2014 Oct;55(10):1585-93. PubMed PMID: 25110236
  • Olson JJ, Nayak L, Ormond DR, Wen PY, Kalkanis SN, Ryken TC. The role of targeted therapies in the management of progressive glioblastoma : a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline. J Neurooncol. 2014 Jul;118(3):557-99. PubMed PMID: 24740195
  • Olson JJ, Nayak L, Ormond DR, Wen PY, Kalkanis SN. The role of cytotoxic chemotherapy in the management of progressive glioblastoma : a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline. J Neurooncol. 2014 Jul;118(3):501-55. PubMed PMID: 24740194
  • Ormond DR, Hadjipanayis CG. The history of neurosurgery and its relation to the development and refinement of the frontotemporal craniotomy. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Apr;36(4):E12. PubMed PMID: 24684325
  • Ormond DR, Shannon C, Oppenheim J, Zeman R, Das K, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Stem cell therapy and curcumin synergistically enhance recovery from spinal cord injury. PLoS One. 2014;9(2):e88916. PubMed PMID: 24558450
  • Ormond DR, Dressler A, Kim S, Ronecker J, Murali R. Lumbar drains may reduce the need for permanent CSF diversion in spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage. Br J Neurosurg. 2013 Apr;27(2):171-4. PubMed PMID: 23190179
  • Ormond DR, Hadjipanayis CG. The Supraorbital Keyhole Craniotomy through an Eyebrow Incision: Its Origins and Evolution. Minim Invasive Surg. 2013;2013:296469. PubMed PMID: 23936644
  • Nduom EK, Sribnick EA, Ormond DR, Hadjipanayis CG. Neuroendoscopic Resection of Intraventricular Tumors and Cysts through a Working Channel with a Variable Aspiration Tissue Resector: A Feasibility and Safety Study. Minim Invasive Surg. 2013;2013:471805. PubMed PMID: 23844287
  • Ormond DR, Peng H, Zeman R, Das K, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Recovery from spinal cord injury using naturally occurring antiinflammatory compound curcumin: laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 May;16(5):497-503. PubMed PMID: 22324804
  • Mohan AL, Friedman MD, Ormond DR, Tobias M, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. PI3K/mTOR signaling pathways in medulloblastoma. Anticancer Res. 2012 Aug;32(8):3141-6. PubMed PMID: 22843885
  • Ormond DR, Moscatello AL, Murali R. MRI findings of causalgia of the lower extremity following transsphenoidal resection of pituitary tumor. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2012;2012:598048. PubMed PMID: 23008790
  • Ormond DR, Omeis I, Abrahams J. Uncommon presentation of an intradiploic orbital epidermoid tumor: case report. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Sep;15(3):165-7. PubMed PMID: 20526639
  • Ormond DR, Omeis I, Mohan A, Murali R, Narayan P. Obstructive hydrocephalus due to a third ventricular neuroepithelial cyst. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jun;1(6):481-4. PubMed PMID: 18518701
  • Ormond DR, Kral TA. Washing methanogenic cells with the liquid fraction from a Mars soil simulant and water mixture. J Microbiol Methods. 2006 Dec;67(3):603-5. PubMed PMID: 16828907
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), Member
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Member
  • American Medical Association (AMA), Member
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member
  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Member
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Section on Tumors (AANS/CNS), Member
  • Colorado Neurosurgical Society, Secretary/Treasurer
  • AANS/CNS Joint Guidelines Review Committee, Member
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology, Member
  • Council of State Neurosurgical Societies, Colorado Delegate
  • AANS Membership Committee, member
  • AANS Van Wagenen Committee, Senior Convener

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Brain and Spine Tumor Multidisciplinary Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Court, Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Suite 2004
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Denver Health Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certification (2017)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Brain Tumors
  • Brain and Nervous System - Chiari Malformation
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Skull Base Tumors
  • Brain and Nervous System - General Neurosurgery
  • Cancers - Brain Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Radiation Therapy
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
Clinical Interests
Brain Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Cranial Procedures, Meningiomas, Acoustic Neuromas, Colloid Cysts, Pituitary Tumors, General Neurosurgery

Personal Interests
whitewater rafting, camping, biking

Volunteer Activities
Denver Rescue Mission, volunteer Boy Scouts of America, volunteer Madaktari Africa, volunteer

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine (2006)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Bonn (2019)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Arkansas (AR) (2001)
Internships:
  • New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center Program (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery (2012)
Languages: English, German
Department: Neurosurgery
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